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Musculus lateralis (lateral mussel)

Synonyms: Crenella translucida; Modiola arenalis; Modiola elliptica; Mytilus lateralis

Wikipedia Abstract

Musculus lateralis, common name the lateral mussel, is a small species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Brazil.
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Attributes / relations provided by
1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0